Six Senses to Add Kanuhura as Second Branded Property in the Maldives

Six Senses will add Kanuhura in Lhaviyani Atoll as second branded property in the Maldives, starting in late 2022. This is Six Senses’ second collaboration with Singapore-based Hotel Properties Limited (HPL). A 40-minute seaplane flight from Velana International Airport, Six Senses Kanuhura will offer 80 private overwater, beach and spacious family villas offering sunset or […]

The OZEN Collection to Welcome Wellness Practitioners

Featured Image: Visiting wellness practitioners Domingos Folgado and Jess Cover  Continuing their successful wellness celebrations in August, The OZEN Collection has curated meaningful wellness experiences for guests in the coming months. Wellness practitioners Dominos Folgado and Jess Covers will be based at ELENA ELEMENTS OF NATURE spa and wellness centre at Ozen Reserve Bolifushi and […]

Māzŭ Resortwear – Luxury Swim Wear Born from Hong Kong’s Rich Traditions

Inspired by Hong Kong’s rich maritime history, Adam Raby founded a luxury men’s swim wear brand that celebrates the country’s unique relationship with water. Combining traditional colours, local motifs, and unique fabrics, Māzŭ creates classic swim shorts for the man who understands quality and comfort. With an impressive range of more than forty designs, each […]

Ocean Group Maldives- Taking Water Sports to the Next Level

Founded by a strong passion for the ocean and its sports, Ocean Group Maldives is a leading dive and water sports operator. Over a period of twenty years, the company has introduced many innovative products to the destination and partners with luxury resorts to curate once in a lifetime immersive experiences. Hotelier Maldives interviews the […]

Tourism Updates from the Maldives – August 2021

Maldives marked the 700,000th arrival of the year during August. At the end of the month, there were a total of 755,966 arrivals while twenty-six international scheduled and chartered airlines were operating to the country. 849 accommodation facilities have resumed operations from a total of 1053 registered facilities. Tourist arrivals have begun increasing after a […]

Good Food Maldives: Bringing Healthy Food Brands from around the World

Amidst the rising global trend of healthy eating and conscious consumerism, a passionate team of locals in the Maldives began sourcing organic grocery product lines from markets such as Australia and Europe. Good Food Maldives (GFM) offers high-quality organic and natural food products by renowned brands around the world. From baking products like gluten-free flours […]

Ocean Group Introduces LIFT e-Foil and LIFT Surf Foil to the Maldives

The first to bring SEABOB, CROWNLINE boat, PARITET glass bottom boats, MASTERCRAFT wakeboarding boat, X-JETBLADE and X-JETPACK to the island nation, Ocean Group has now expanded their water sports equipment range with the innovative LIFT e-Foil. This electric hydrofoil surfboard lets you fly above any body of water, even without wind and waves. LIFT e-Foil […]

Purchasing Power: Ahmed Asim, Purchasing Manager, Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives

In this interview with Hotelier Maldives, Ahmed Asim, the Purchasing Manager for Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives, speaks about the ideal supplier and his most successful deals. Hotelier Maldives: How long have you been in purchasing? Ahmed Asim: I started my career in hotel industry back in 2007, so it’s been 14 years since I have […]

Russia Remains Top Source Market of Maldives

The Maldives welcomed a total of 17,775 tourists from Russia during July 2021, which is 17.5 per cent of the total arrivals of the month (101,818). With this update, the total number of visitors from Russia adds up to 142,426 in 2021, a 132 per cent increase from 2020 and a 70 per cent increase […]

Secret Paradise Resumes Applications for 2022 Work Experience Program

Local tour company Secret Paradise has begun accepting applications for their Work Experience Program 2022. The programme was initially launched at the beginning of 2020 for Maldivian students throughout the country. The two-week programme takes place from the Secret Paradise office in Hulhumale and is designed for students between fourteen and eighteen years old. It […]

FIRST LOOK: Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives

The latest resort to open in the Maldives, Kuda Villingili Resort Maldives, in North Malé Atoll,  is just a 30-minute speedboat ride from Velana International Airport. The luxury property, which opened doors on 6 June 2021 offers an idyllic haven that perfectly balances togetherness and inclusivity with privacy and independence. Guests have the option of […]

MARAZ Introducing Healthy and Organic Drinks from Greenstone, Australia

Thirst-quenching beverages take on a healthy and greener approach with Greenstone’s natural and organic drinks, exclusively distributed in Maldives by MARAZ Pvt ltd. With a strong passion for taste, health and the environment, MARAZ offers customers a healthy alternative for every occasion. From hundred per cent natural iced teas to organic sodas to prebiotics sparkling […]